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Cambridge wins KCL Open 2018

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Portrait of a Tudor as a young Al (Tudor Musat and Alasdair Donovan, Cambridge) have won the 2018 edition of the KCL Open. Organized by conveners Emily Frizell and Joel Richardson, the tournament took place from June 30th to July 2nd …

06. Jul 2018

Tel Aviv wins the Athens Open 2018

Tel Aviv wins the Athens Open 2018

After a weekend in Greece the Athens Open 2018 got won by ‘Tel Aviv A’ (Amichay Even Chen and Idan Bressler). They spoke in the final from Opening Government defeating ‘Novi Sad kenobi’ (Jovan Petronijević and Milos Marjanovic) in Opening Opposition, ‘Tel Aviv – You’ve …

10. May 2018

Nottingham win Nottingham Trent Open

Nottingham win Nottingham Trent Open

Congratulations to the winners of the Nottingham Trent Open, ‘Nottingham A’ (Ciara Berry and Alex Yeadon). They won the final from Opening Government defeating ‘Iron-Men Unite!’ (Craig McDonald, formerly Cardiff, and Dan Wood, Birmingham) in Opening Opposition, ‘Nottingham B’ (Emily …

01. May 2018

Cambridge/Hebrew University win MDX Open!

Cambridge/Hebrew University win MDX Open!

Congratulations to the winners of the MDX Open, ‘When Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt’ (Srishti Krishnamoorthy-Cavell, Cambridge, and Eitan Har-Oz, formerly The Hebrew University of Jerusalem). They won the final from Closing Government defeating ‘He thinks he’s the pro’ …

30. Apr 2018

USA Red wins International Schools Debate Tournament Ljutomer

USA Red wins International Schools Debate Tournament Ljutomer

The team USA Red (Ella Michaels, Nikhil Ramaswamy, Ranen Miao) has won the 16th International Debate Tournament Ljutomer, Slovenia from opposition on the motion “TH regrets privatisation of space research and travel” against Logos Bermuda (Vasja Grošelj, Iza Jerman, Taja Kovačič) from Slovenia in proposition. The final was …

06. Apr 2018

Amsterdam & Leiden mixed team wins Rotterdam Open

Amsterdam & Leiden mixed team wins Rotterdam Open

The Rotterdam Open (24.-25.03.2018) ist over and the results are here: In the Open Final, the team Cheaper than Couple’s therapy (Marike Breed, Amsterdam & Roel Becker, Leiden) took the win as Closing Government on the motion “THW implement a …

27. Mar 2018

Leiden/Oxford win Tilbury House IV 2018

Leiden/Oxford win Tilbury House IV 2018

Congratulations to the team Sebas, you can’t mech out racism with 10 seconds left in your speech (Oskar Sherry (Oxford), David Metz (Leiden)) for winning last weekend’s Tilbury House IV 2018. They won the final from Opening Opposition on the …

15. Mar 2018

Bringing EUDC to Central Asia – an interview with the conveners and CA-team of Astana 2020

Bringing EUDC to Central Asia - an interview with the conveners and CA-team of Astana 2020

Olzhas Abdukhamitov and Aigerim Shadeyeva are the conveners of the Astana EUDC, Olzhas volunteered at Novi Sad and Aigerim competed, making it to the ESL Quaters. Raffy Marshall and Monica Forman are the CAs of Astana EUDC. We sat down …

Vom 22. Aug 2018 um 10:32

The argument with “Qatar 1”: What happened at and after the EUDC in Novi Sad

The argument with "Qatar 1": What happened at and after the EUDC in Novi Sad

Following days of massive discussion on social media, the EUDC Council held an extraordinary meeting regarding events at the EUDC in Novi Sad, where a team from Qatar University refused to debate Israeli teams. In order to clarify what happened, …

Vom 13. Aug 2018 um 17:00

EUDC 2018 results: Tel Aviv win both finals

EUDC 2018 results: Tel Aviv win both finals

The Novi Sad EUDC, lasting 30.07.-05.08.18, came to an impressive conclusion: Teams from Tel Aviv won both the ESL (English as a Second Language) and the Open final! The ESL dominance continued with – originally Mexican – debater Lucía Arce, …

Vom 08. Aug 2018 um 11:01

EUDC 2018: The Break

EUDC 2018: The Break

As the 2018 European Universities Debate Championship progresses, the break is now online.

Vom 03. Aug 2018 um 02:03

Bringing debate to Central Asia – an interview with Kyrgyzstan

Bringing debate to Central Asia - an interview with Kyrgyzstan

Kanat Nogoibayev and Chyngyz Ibraimov represent Kyrgyzstan for the first time in the history of EUDC. We spoke to them about their hopes for future EUDCs in Central Asia and what debating in a post-Soviet states is like.

Vom 02. Aug 2018 um 10:00

Joining EUDC for the first time – Interview with Palestine

Joining EUDC for the first time - Interview with Palestine

Dhalia Alayassa, Tamara Abdel Lafit and Iman Sarj are students at the Alquds University and the An-Najah University. They are the first university students from Palestine to compete at the EUDC. Additionally, Weenta Mehari coaches Alquds University and Mariel Golden …

Vom 01. Aug 2018 um 10:00 mit 2 Kommentaren

EUDC 2018: What was discussed at the precouncil

EUDC 2018: What was discussed at the precouncil

On Monday afternoon, the EUDC 2018 precouncil took place at Novi Sad University. Apart from the usual updates from the OrgComm, the equity and language teams and the chief-adjudicators, the following notable aspects were discussed. Partial Octo Finals Due to …

Vom 31. Jul 2018 um 20:30

EUDC 2018 – How did we get here

EUDC 2018 - How did we get here

In Warsaw, 2016, Scotland was, after a tough race against Hull and Riga, selected as the host of EUDC 2018. Jan-Gunther Gosselke, president of the EUDC Council’s Executive Committee, describes how a chain of events led to this year’s Euros …

Vom 30. Jul 2018 um 10:23

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